Niblock col

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

wardsbd , Saturday 30th April, 2022 8:40PM

There was an inflection point around 1015am were the temperature climbed 10 degrees. Top 400m was powder followed by some wind effect than some corn skiing down low. Skiing out through the trees was supportive but sticky at 4pm. We got a late start around 830 from the parking lot as a result it was quite hot for the skin with a little skin wax necessary. Glacier was quite bare and we stuck to the edge.

Snow conditions were: Powder, Wet, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Sunny, Warm. We rode: Alpine slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.